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Line Cook
Entertainment Cruises - Washington, D.C.
The Gangplank Marina, 600 Water St SW B, Washington, DC 20024, United States
Line Cook at Entertainment Cruises - Washington, D.C.

Line Cook at Entertainment Cruises - Washington, D.C.

Entertainment Cruises - Washington, D.C.More Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Mar 28, 2018

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1 year

Job Details


Job title: Cook I & II

Department: Food & Beverage

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Chef, Sous Chef, or Supervisor on duty

Job Summary:

Inspired by our commitment to excellence, Shipmates at our Company* create unforgettable memories for our guests. The successful Cook is technically competent in food preparation and production, contributes to general galley operations including receiving and storing provisions, is hospitable and cordial to coworkers and guests, and acts safely and responsibly.

Essential Functions:

Inspect food preparation and service areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices
Provide exceptional hospitality to coworkers and guests as prescribed in Our Service System (OSS)
Prepare high-quality food following prescribed recipes and production specifications
Receive and organize hot line food orders; portion, arrange, and garnish food for service
Receive and store food and supplies using proper food-handling techniques including stock rotation and monitoring temperatures of perishable products
Assist in routine cleaning of galley including daily cleaning of equipment and implements, sanitizing food preparation surfaces, and mopping floors

Additional Duties- Cook II

Greet guests as they enter premise
Describe dishes to guest
Deliver food to expediting station
Maintain buffet areas in accordance with food runner training manual
Monitor and maintain buffet food and supplies throughout service
Stock hot boxes on the deck with ample food for service according to par levels
Complete Buffet Maintenance Checklist and present to manager for review
Maintain safety and cleanliness of galley and service areas
Efficiently and promptly deliver hot and cold food items to the dining cabin from the galley
Set up and organize holding ovens and cold holding areas for service
Assist in serving starting and dessert courses to guests

Additional Responsibilities:

Be prepared to begin work at scheduled time
Maintain uniform and personal grooming in compliance with appearance standards
Other duties as assigned by the manager or supervisor on duty


The successful Cook will enable professional and prompt food service, be favorably viewed by supervisors and peers, and be swift and efficient in the execution of assigned duties. Performance will be measured by management evaluation, and peer feedback. High performers will be selected to learn new skills; compensation will reflect an employee’s overall contribution to the operation.

Job Specifications / qualifications:

At least one (1) year previous kitchen experience preferred
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Energetic and enthusiastic personality essential
Will be closely supervised; must be able to take direction
Must be able to effectively understand and convey written and verbal information to coworkers and guests
Must possess a service orientation – actively looking for ways to help others
Will work for extended periods without sitting
The nature of the work may be strenuous and the work environment may be warm
Required to lift and move heavy items such as cases of provisions and large containers of prepared foods
Will be required to be available for work on all major holidays
Must meet minimum state age requirements
Per maritime law, must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident

Required Skills

Food Safety Knowledge




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Entertainment Cruises is the nation’s largest dining and sightseeing cruise company with a fleet of 30 ships in cities that include: Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, National Harbor, MD, Norfolk, VA, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, D.C. and Weehawken, NJ.

From the fresh and fun Spirit to the modern and sleek Odyssey and Bateaux, to our Elite Private Yachts and exciting Seadog speedboat rides, Entertainment Cruises offers a wide range of guest experiences. Once onboard, each guest will see the city from a whole new perspective—from the water.

Entertainment Cruises operates more than ten thousand cruises and serves more than 1.5 million guests each year. We are inspired by our commitment to excellence and dedicated to creating unforgettable memories. That’s why every shipmate is focused on delivering exceptional experiences to our guests through Our Service System.

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